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Given the highly competitive nature of the current labor market, keeping your company fully staffed is a massive challenge right now. Because it is a less costly to retain existing staff than it is to hire and train new staff members, it makes a great deal of sense invest in staff retention efforts. Maintaining competitive… Read more »

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For many companies, particularly small businesses, payroll can be a complex and time-intensive task, as payroll processes might include anything from figuring out wages and tax withholdings to updating vacation and deducting employee-contributed benefit payments. Due to the fact that payroll can be so complex, many companies use a third-party service provider. In most cases,… Read more »

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Although some business owners cringe at the idea, mandatory minimum wages are on the rise, and the resulting upward pressure is pushing employers to pay more al the way up and down their entire corporate structure. Furthermore, with the labor market being as tight as it is – workers are in a position to demand… Read more »

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The holiday season is almost upon us, and this is usually the time when we start to show thanks to one another. But it’s really shouldn’t be that way. We ought to be thinking about showing gratitude all year round, especially in the workplace. The idea of gratitude as a pillar of corporate culture is… Read more »

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More and more, consumers are expecting personalized, around-the-clock customer service, and this means companies must take strides to offer this degree of service to their customers. One approach to keeping up with this expectation is to train your entire staff in customer support techniques, including your drivers. The advantages of having your driving staff trained… Read more »

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When someone gets into a leadership position for the first time, it can be quite thrilling for them and those around them. However, the transition can be awkward, particularly if they end up overseeing former co-workers. Below are 10 tips to ensure your new supervisor successfully navigates this unfamiliar terrain while avoiding mistakes that can… Read more »

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Sometimes, work demands cause people to collaborate who may not know each other. These kinds of collaborations are perfect opportunities for workers to learn about each other and broaden their experiences, but they can also be difficult, mainly if teamwork doesn’t come naturally. Workers come in with their own work rhythms and degree of expertise,… Read more »

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Every good relationship is based on thoughtful give and take. Good communication can prevent a lot of issues in our private lives, and it is just as crucial in the workplace. Integrating regular feedback into your management approach can produce real benefits, yet many businesses seem to be falling short in this area. Studies regularly… Read more »

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Based on the type of industry, job or company, employers look for specific technical abilities in applicants. However, despite the fact that these abilities are very crucial, there are interpersonal “soft skills” that hiring managers are also trying to find when hiring people for almost any job in their organization, a study has revealed that… Read more »

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Even though there is good research generally disproving it, the Halloween myth of tampered candy with razor blades or poison in it persists year after year. While we’re not suggesting you still shouldn’t vigilant when it comes to inspecting your child’s Halloween candy, we are bringing up this long-standing urban legend to point out that… Read more »